Eric Dier

Tottenham Hotspur intensify EPL title battle

Tottenham Hotspur have reduced the seven-point gap to only four points against Chelsea FC in the 2017 English Premier League points table, if only for a few hours.

By Jawad Hussain

LONDON, April 8, 2017 (SNN 24/7) – Tottenham Hotspur outplayed Watford by four goals to nil in a crucial match of the English Premier League 2017 at White Hart Lane in England on Saturday.

The commanding victory has helped the second-placed Spurs to reduce the gap to only four points against the points-table leaders Chelsea FC. The EPL leaders will play Bournemouth later in the evening to reinstate the seven-point advantage over the Spurs.

Son Heung-min scored a brace while Dele Alli and Eric Dier struck once each to take Tottenham Hotspur to their 6th straight win in the English Premier League 2017.

 

Dele Alli

Dele Alli celebrates after scoring the goal for Tottenham Hotspur against Watford at White Hart Lane on Saturday. Courtesy: Getty Images

 

Dele Alli broke the shackles in the 33rd minute before Eric Dier doubled the lead minutes later. Son Heung-min scored his first goal of the evening at the stroke of half-time and returned to score his second goal in the 54th minute.

The Spurs didn’t score after the 54th minute but maintained the possession to register their 11th straight home league win.

Tottenham Hotspur are currently at the second position in the English Premier League points table with 68 points from 31 matches.

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